This tasty vegetarian Caesar salad dressing recipe is quick and easy to make, with tangy and delicious results. Perfect for topping your favorite salads any time of year!


  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp capers, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions or Preparation instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl.
  2. Whisk together thoroughly until smooth and creamy.
  3. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Chill the salad dressing in the refrigerator before serving.

Cooking time and temperature guidelines

No cooking required.

My Pro-tips

-Make sure to mince the garlic finely to ensure it is evenly distributed throughout the dressing.
-To make this recipe vegan, substitute vegan mayo for regular mayonnaise.

Seasoning Options:

Try adding different herbs or spices like paprika or oregano to customize your salad dressing according to your preferences.

Recommended Tools to Make this Recipe:

Whisk or electric mixer for thorough blending of ingredients; mixing bowl

To sum Up:

This vegetarian Caesar salad dressing recipe is simple yet flavorful, perfect for anyone looking for an easy homemade option.


Here are three popular FAQs with answers for “Easy Vegetarian Caesar Salad Dressing Recipe for Delicious Salads”:

Can I make this dressing in advance?
Yes, you can absolutely make this dressing in advance! In fact, it’s a good idea to let the flavors meld together by making it at least an hour or two before serving your salad. Just store the dressing in an airtight container in the refrigerator until ready to use and give it a good stir before pouring over your salad.

Is nutritional yeast necessary for this recipe?
While nutritional yeast is not essential, it does add a cheesy flavor that closely resembles traditional Caesar dressing made with Parmesan cheese. If you don’t have or want to use nutritional yeast, you can still enjoy this vegan version of Caesar dressing by increasing the amount of Dijon mustard and garlic powder for added flavor.

How long does leftover dressing last?
Leftover Caesar dressing will keep well refrigerated in an airtight jar or container for up to 1 week. However, because there are no preservatives or stabilizers used in homemade dressings like this one, separation may occur over time – just give it a good shake or whisk before using again.